Tag Archives: IPA

Twisted Barrel Ale Wrapped In Simcoe (6%)

Thick and round and juicy, this is a top IPA from our friends at a Twisted Barrel. The beer pours a rich peachy gold and sits in my glass with its big frothy head fizzing with life. The aroma is … Continue reading

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Neon Raptor Turbo Elephant (6.2%)

After my last few cans of Neon Raptor beer had been, to be blunt, a bit dodgy, it’s good to open a can that does exactly what I want it to. This is a NEIPA that pours cloudy, smells like … Continue reading

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Cloudwater Brew Co. Fireflies At Gage Hill Homestead (11%)

Imagine a pint of sugar syrup with a hit of white rum booze. Yup. That’s this. No depth, no dimension, just sweetness. Source: Pop’n’Hops

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Abbeydale Brewery RITA (6%)

Brewed in collaboration with Thornbridge, RITA is a Black IPA with a lot of attitude. It pours a deep ruby red rather than the expected purple brown, holds a big fuzzy head and smells of bitter chocolate with an earthy … Continue reading

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#WMCBF: Discovering the Midlands

What began as a crisp, cold but sunny morning quickly turned grey as my train departed Leicester station and I made the short journey to Coventry for this year’s West Midlands Craft Beer Festival. The event, organised by and hosted … Continue reading

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